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FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 10:00pm PDT
who tries to impose taxes on his own, who decides when obama care can meet the letter of the law and when it doesn't have to meet the letter of the law. it comes from a president that instructs his epa to invent ways to get around congress, where he stands up and says to the public that the executive branch is going to find ways to avoid the limitations imposed constitutionally where congress has a responsibility. that's a terrible attitude and it's what promotes and nurtures the kinds of things that you're seeing coming out of the nsa. >> any reason to believe that the president was aware of any of this? >> i have no specific reason to be able to say that, but i don't think it's inconsistent with the style that comes out of that white house. >> governor, we're going to continue to stay on top of this developing story. obviously, it was just breaking a short time ago. right now, i want to turn to the new poll that may ruin the president's vacation if this nsa report doesn't do it or egypt doesn't do it. a new poll showing the economic approval rate sinking to 35%. that's down sev
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 11:00pm PDT
into another wave of chaos. more than 600 egyptians have been killed within the last 24 hours. president obama made a statement on the deteriorating situation from martha's vineyard earlier today. >> the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning, we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise which was scheduled for next month. i want to be clear that america wants to be a partner in the egyptian people's pursuit of a better future, but our partnership must also advance the principles that we believe in. >> bob, that was president obama earlier today. you worked at the state department. dealt with a lot of different crises over your time there and have watched many. is the president just caught between a rock and a hard place here and did he put himself in this position? >> i don't think he put himself in a position. i
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2013 11:00pm PDT
secretary hasn't missed a beat. she knows that the calling card of the democrats in the barack obama era is a polarizing politics that seeks to fire up minority voters by stirring fears of fire hoses and police dogs. its basic vocabulary is imputations of racism. its evidentiary standard is low and dishonest. and its ethic is whatever works so long as it stirs fear, anger, and resentment. get ready for hope and change 2.0. gene robinson, respond to both of those. >> well, number one, the only people i hear talking about fire hoses and police dogs are republicans. what i hear democrats saying is these are measures that are going to reduce african-american participation in elections. they're not talking about fire hoses. they're not talking about police dogs. that's sort of a red herring that keeps getting brought up on the other side to discredit what i consider legitimate arguments against these laws. second, i think in terms of hillary clinton we should acknowledge two possibilities. number one, she is laying the groundwork for a run for president in 2016. number two that this is someth
LINKTV
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
after president obama defended the national security agency for not abusing its surveillance powers, the nsa's own internal audit reveals the agency has broken its own privacy rules and overstepped its legal authority thousands of times a year. then we go to cairo where the muslim brotherhood has called for a day of rage after more than 600 people were killed on wednesday. >> the one thing people will not stand for in the long term is to have this kind of regressive security state inflicted upon them. once the targets of this authoritarian apparatus moves away from the islamists and starts imposing itself on other parts of egyptian society, then perhaps,e might see, once again a popular uprising against that kind of crackdown. >> we will speak with sharif abdel kouddous in cairo and p.j. crowley, former state department spokesperson, who is called for the u.s. to suspend military aid to egypt and call the ouster of mohamed morsi a coup. then, didn't eight-year-old spy for america? we look at how u.s. allies in yemen used a child the place electronic chips on the man he considered to
CNBC
Aug 16, 2013 7:00pm EDT
and a few others really know, but well-informed person on team obama this a.m. pegs summer's chances for fed chair as 2-3. what more can you tell us? >> a few things. we can't emphasize that this is a very closely held thing. so, the people that we're talking to, me and the other people covering this are those who are reading tea leaves, talking to their friends, picking up shards of information. we don't know. we're getting near the finish line. there's a campaign by liberals in the senate, especially, to press for janet yellen. they want to have the first woman fed chair. they don't like the fact that larry summers said some things that people thought were insulting to women when he was the president of harvard. they don't like his management style, the fact that he supported bank deregulation in the clinton administration. but larry summers seems to be the favorite of the white house staff despite all of those things. the question is, is he going to be the favorite of president obama and as i mentioned today, that this source said two in three chance of summers, another source i talked to
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 1:00am PDT
the u.s.a. do and does president obama have a clue? caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. are you addicted to the net? that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. things are getting serious. 2011, 3300 people were involved were involved in vehicle crashes. actually died while using a cell phone in the car. astounding 65% of all drivers in america ages 18 to 64, report they have talked on the cell phone while driving. and there is more. 70% of sex addicts report having a problem online. the national council on sexual addiction say there could be as many as 20 million people. also a study led by the university of michigan says the more americans use facebook the worse they feel about themselves. and a study by oxford university found that too much social media damages interpersonal relationships. so, there is no question that this machine, this machine is causing an immense amount of damage all over the world. so how are you dealing with that? here are questions. do y
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
clown. who wore a president obama mask at the missouri state fair. congressman steve king tweeted, "mr. president, invite the rodeo clown to the white house for a beer summit. take the temperature down. have a laugh, relax. it's not about race." it's not about race. the fair goer who shot this video said other clowns played with the lips on the obama mask, and that the whole thing felt like a clan rally. this is ugly and tone deaf, but increasingly, the republican party is refusing to listen to anyone except its own carnival barkers. today republicans voted to boycott nbc and cnn as debate sponsors if the networks don't scrap their hillary clinton films. >> we're done putting up with this nonsense. there are plenty of other news outlets. we'll still reach voters, maybe more voters. but cnn and nbc anchors will just have to watch on their competitors' networks. >> now whether you like the idea of a hillary movie or not, it does seem strange that the gop's big idea to reach more viewers is to shut out two national networks from debates, while reportedly trying to get the gop ringmaster h
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
everyone, from sandra fluke to president obama. that needs to change. america is better than. this and i hoechst my friends on the right are better than tattoo. all right. that's enough for tonight. that's it for tonight's show. i hope everyone has a great weekend, including you, bill. thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >> eve of destruction. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm michael south america connish -- i'm michael smerconish. leading off tonight, hope or hopeless? despite a litany of challenges facing republicans, party leaders put on a brave face at this week's summer meetings in boston. their mission is a clear one, rally the party around the theme that worked well for democrats in 2008. that would be hope. >> what we have to do in a sense is be a party of optimism and hope. i think part of what we have to do in the era of president obama's disasterer is we have to get beyond being anti-obama, and we have to reconvince people you can have hope in america, that we can have a better future. >> hope for republicans nationally is
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT
is be a party of optimism and hope. part of what we have to do in the era of obama's disaster is we have to get beyond being anti-obama and we have to reconvince people you can have hope in america. that we can have a better future. >> hope for republicans nationally is what the party cling to because at the moment it's all they've got. that much was evident in you read politico this morning which reported that the republican establishment sees the party on the national level as veering toward destruction. they report that an "it's almost impossible to find an establishment republican in town who's not down right more rose about the 2013 that has been and is about to be. they see this year as a disaster in the making even if most elected republicans don't know the it or admit it, the party's wounds are many and they're all self-inflicked. poe at this time cosays threats of government shutdown and debt default have ended all hopes of proving that republicans are not insane when it comes to governing. thanks to out of mainstream reactions on issues like immigration, voting rights, marriage equali
FOX Business
Aug 15, 2013 10:00pm EDT
evening, everybody. thank you for being with us. nowhere is president obama's foreign-policy are obviously confused than cotradictory of egypt. what could be more confounding than the administration's apparent support for not only the secularmilitary, but its embrace at the same time of a muslim brotherod with israel and western civilization itself. president obama today addressing the violence and deadly clashes between the egyptian military and supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi. a battle that has claimed the lives of more than 600 people over the past few days and injured more than 4000. president obama scolded the egyptian military today, saying that traditional cooperation with egypt cannot continue as civilians continue to be slaughtered before claiming to be neutral in the conflict. >> we do not take sides with any particular party. or political figure. i know it is tempting inside of egyp to blame the united states or the west or some other outside actions for what has gone wrong. we have en blamed by supporters of mohammed morsi and we have been blamed by the other side
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 1:00pm PDT
thousands of times. what about the assurances president obama gave us a week ago. was he being, shall we say, selective with the truth? good afternoon, everyone. i'm jake tapper. welcome to "the lead." breaking news in our national lead. moments ago governor chris christie gave a conditional veto for medical marijuana for sick children. he says he is sending the bill back and asking for two changes and then he says he'll sign it. one change, instead of edible forms of marijuana available for everyone, he wants it available only for minors. and two, though adults using medical marijuana only need to sign off with one physician, he wants children to receive approval from both a pediatrician and a psychiatrist in order to be able to get medical mayrijuana and only one of them needs to be registered with the state. this came just two days after a father publicly confronted and asked him -- begged him to sign the bill on behalf of his ailing 2-year-old daughter, vivian. >> we've been trying to get in touch with you. we're wondering what the holdup is. it's been two months now. >> these are compli
Comedy Central
Aug 15, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. and tonight i'm proud to say we have the latest on the gripping story of the rodeo clown who put on an obama mask. (laughter) yes, i'm sure you all know. some said the media would be thrown off this rodeo story in a second. (laughter) but nobody, nobody rides this kind of bull like the heroes of cable news. jim? >> from the state fair asked the crowd if they wanted to see a rodeo clown with an obama mask run down by a bull. another clown playing with the obama mask slips. >> a rodeo clown who performed during the missouri state fair while wearing a mask of president obama has been banned from performing at the missouri state fare ever again. >> the missouri rodeo cowboy association president, he also resigned in the midst of this clown fallout. >> there is some new fallout over this whole rodeo clown issue. the rodeo announcer at the event now stepping down as president of missouri's rodeo cowboy association has all of this gone way too far? >> stephen: oh, it's gone way too far. the clown's been fired. the announcer resigned. the cowboy association's president has resigned. and countless bu
FOX Business
Aug 16, 2013 7:00pm EDT
will do exactly that and drop coverage by 2019 and the delay piles up the obama and administration seems to push back any part of the law that it does not like that to penalize the businesses that do not provide coverage to the midterm elections how timely but the individual mandate penalizes those without insurance remains in effect. , but if you are a staff member or a member of the union you may be okay. in just before the summer recess through subsidies. and documentation from the department of hhs shows the 1200 waivers granted today to have gone to organized labor. and part of obamacare as a never-ending pattern follows attorney general eric holder's new plan to ignore the legislative process concerning mandatory sentencing for drug crimes. my first guest says the attorney general was to be legislator, a judge a and warda and. joining us now member of the judiciary committee and a member of the house oversight committee also a federal prosecutor for six years. great to have you with us. let's begin with the latest delay of obamacare rollout to the benefit of the insurance companies
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 10:00am PDT
is because the checks are in place. >> really? that was president obama reassuring americans that the national security agency was not listening to your phone calls or reading your e-mails. there is a bombshell new report directly challenging those claims and revealing that yes, according to an audit, it was snooping on you and eavesdropping on thousands of conversations. host of power play on fox news.com. chris, look. some of this was unattended and accidental but significant intrusions according to the audit were not accidental and equally disturbing was the effort not to report it and to cover it up. and a further effort to keep the judges and supposed to be supervising this completely in the dark. how troubling for this is president obama? >> big time. he is trying to be flip and he gave the first interview on the tonight show for goodness sake. we don't domestically spy. he waived away the concerns. the situation there is a growing coa ligon the left and right is concerned of the existence of the programs or of the misuse of the programs and what we saw reported in the
Comedy Central
Aug 15, 2013 6:55pm PDT
't have to tell you that barack obama loves big government. need proof? in 1790 the federal government had power over 13 states. under obama? 50. and surprise, surprise, the last one is hawaii. from there much? well, brace yourself, folks. obama is at it again. >> a seemingly well intentioned government initiative is raising some serious questions about big brother. the federal government is now hiring behavioral experts to look for ways to influence americans' behavior. >> stephen: that's right. the white house is hiring behavioral experts. and this time it's not to get joe biden to stop drinking out of the toilet. see, the administration is trying out a psychology trick called a nudge which encourages behavior subtly rather than outright requires it. now a nudge is is not to be confused with someone forcing you to do something at gun point. that's called a nuge. and like all of obama's ideas, folks, he got this one from our enemies in europe. for instance, in amsterdam's skip-ole international airport management painted pictures of house flies on the urinals in the men's room and the qua
Comedy Central
Aug 16, 2013 1:35am PDT
clown with an obama mask run down by a bull. another clown playing with the obama mask slips. >> a rodeo clown who performed during the missouri state fair while wearing a mask of president obama has been banned from performing at the missouri state fare ever again. >> the missouri rodeo cowboy association president, he also resigned in the midst of this clown fallout. >> there is some new fallout over this whole rodeo clown issue. the rodeo announcer at the event now stepping down as president of missouri's rodeo cowboy association has all of this gone way too far? >> stephen: oh, it's gone way too far. the clown's been fired. the announcer resigned. the cowboy association's president has resigned. and countless bulls have been jabbed in the gonads with electric cattle products. excuse me, i'm being told that last thing is just part of the entertainment, carry on. and folks, this story goes beyond the giant power vacuum atop missouri's rodeo cowboy association. it's much ado about nothing. and nobody adoes nothing like fox news dana perino. jim. >> rodeos, every president is always made
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
leads to hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries prompting president obama to cancel a major military exercise. is there more the u.s. will do to stop the violence? plus, some new names headlining in the hawkeye state talk this weekend. but the spotlight still belongs to the superstars on each side. and another surprise headline on what the nsa is up to. an internal review shows the intel outfit broke its own rule thousands times. good morning from washington. it's friday, august 16th, 2013. and this is "the daily rundown." we're watching developing news out of egypt. the country bracing for more bloodshed today. tens of thousands of muslim brotherhood members and their supports are responding to calls for a day of rage. pouring into the streets to protest this week's brutal government crackdown. we're watching crowds demonstrators crossing a bridge through cairo. most likely trying to make its way to the square where morsi supporters are gathering. in direct defiance to the state of emergency. the army has been giving the green light to use live ammunition against the protes
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 9:00am PDT
obama has failed. a day after egypt's military backed interim government slaughtered hundreds of protesters and assumed sweeping emergency powers, obama still could not bring himself to call what is happening a coup. he described it as an intervention. what do you make of that? >> particularly some of the other analysts have suggested that. i think we saw this when mccain and lindsey graham were there. the military said it's no longer a piece of leverage. that's the explanation we were getting out of the administration, the money we were giving to the military, that's our leverage. that's not even a leverage point at this point. so to gene's point, there's not a good reason why we couldn't have come forward and taken a stronger stand. if the thing that we thought was going to be our lempverage poin is now gone, then we need to find a different leverage point or find a better way to stand on the side of the people. >> ayman, before we let you go, we talk every day about the role of the united states in all of this and there are now sort of renewed calls for the u.s. to end its
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 1:00pm PDT
for the egyptian people. ♪ >> i'm joy reid in for martin bashir. one day after president obama condemned the violence on streets of egypt, not much has changed. calling for a quote day of rage, thousands of supporters of the muslim brotherhood and ousted president mohamed morsi filled the streets today with protests and rallies. many in the u.s. are calling for stronger language and actions from the administration including officially declaring the situation a military coup and thus cutting the $1.38 billion in military aid we provide egypt every year. the death toll is now at over 600 with an additional 4,000 or moral injured and it continues to rise. reports saying that perhaps 80 or more protesters have been killed today alone. and the violent response from the military and police simply continues, as well. operating orders to use live ammo if necessary. as president obama returns to washington this weekend, he's expected to reassess our policies toward egypt in an attempt to wield whatever influence we still have. and hopefully, to work towards bringing this conflict to a swift and p
KRON
Aug 15, 2013 8:00pm PDT
by his security advisers. president obama took a break in his martha's vineyard vacation. to comment. >> president obama states that the u.s. strongly condemns violence against civilians appeared >> in a move seen as a safe, middle-ground reaction - the president announced that the u.s. has cancelled a joint military exercise with egypt. what he hasn't addressed yet -- whether billions of dollars in aid will continue as scheduled. as for why the u.s. should care. egypt has been an ally in a hostile region. and it controls the suez canal -- used by oil tankers and other ships. any disruption could affect oil prices. nats of closing bell now for today's market update. the dow took its biggest loss in almost two months. u-s stocks were dragged down by disappointing earnings from wal-mart and cisco. here are the final numbers-- the dow fell 225 points. the nasdaq fell 63. and the s-and-p 500 fell 24 points. ahead at eight. what happens at the end of this high- speed chase that leaves veteran officers absolutely floored. could a party *traitor be pulling for hillary clinton to run for pr
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT
an important what's that? >> obama supported a radical islamist. not only did he support -- he paved the way for him. >> what is the -- be real. what was the option? >> the option was not to put people -- as imperfect as he was, why did he push him out? >> the arab spring, the arab people were looking for someone they would feel represented all of their interests, democratically. >> that's why they chose democratically. >> sean, let me ask you this. look, i'm not for morsi, the muslim brotherhood, but 50% of the egyptian people voted for him. he went into power. and obama says, look, i may not like the election, but we got to work with these guys. that's the elected government. he tried, they failed. >> pat, i'm sitting here in this studio and i told everybody that watches this show that when he was pushing out mubarak, i said there's one organized opposition party which was the brotherhood. he didn't think it would happen. i knew it would happen. now the radical islamist tanks. i don't care what you say. he's still running the country. military and money. that's insanity. the united states
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. today's death toll is not yet clear. in response to the violence, president obama, today, interrupted his vacation to make a formal statement and to call off this year's operation bright star in egypt. >> while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise which was scheduled for next month. >> in three decades, the only other times we have canceled our biannual fake wars with egypt were for real wars and real revolutions. is what's happening in egypt right now either of those things? and what has our close, very close relationship with that country's military bought us now in terms of influence? now that the military is in charge of that country? and what other options do we have that might make any difference at all to what is happening in that country's streets? joining us live in cairo is nbc news correspondent, ayman. thank you
Comedy Central
Aug 15, 2013 7:25pm PDT
, john. now, look at jeff bezos' rag from this morning. obama pushes internet proposal. (snoring) factual, boring. but my readers with the same story will have their choice of three personalized headlines. first, obama empowers proceed lee tear yat with wi-fi. or black hitler wastes tax payer money... again. or obama can have internet? >> john: i have to jump in here, i don't know. look, i am no expert in business. >> as your shabby screams to my terrified eyes. >> john: but won't printing's three editions of paper triple your costs. >> yes, john, but i'll make up for it by double-tripling my advertising. >> john: how is that possible, hodgman? newspaper advertising has fallen 50% in the last decade. >> my newspaper is going to take a cue from cutting edge technology such as radio and reality television by using product placement. now let's see how scoop bezos reports the international news. russian president putin today affirmed his support for the syrian government. nice word bezos. you just missed a huge revenue stream. russian president putin today affirmed his support for syria's gov
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
than president obama has acknowledged thus far, but the official line is mistakes happen. wendell goler is with the president tonight. >> reporter: with the president on family vacation in new england, his aides referred reporters to the national security agency, where officials said their mistakes reflect a tiny fraction of their operations and all are taken seriously. the director of compliance said, quote, we keep our overseers informed through immediate reporting and periodic reporting, and yet the agency failed to report a 2008 order to track phone calls from egypt, international code 20, that wound up tracking calls from washington, d.c. when the computer read area code 202. >> it was an innocent mistake. but it demonstrates the ease with which the nsa by the push of a button, whether deliberate or accidental, can get large volumes of u.s. communications. >> reporter: "the washington post" reporter that broke the story says the internal nsa audit leaked to him by edward snowden contains more information than is provided to congressional oversite committees. dianne feinstein said i
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
" with lawrence o'donnell. >>> president obama addressed the crisis in egypt as the state of emergency continues there tonight. >> america cannot determine the future of egypt. that is a task for the egyptian people. >> president obama weighed in on the escalating violence in egypt. >> the egyptian people deserve better. >> the country is now under a month-long state of emergency. the muslim brotherhood is encouraging protesters to take to the streets again. >> our traditional cooperation cannot continue. >> he is cancelling this military exercise. >> we are cancelling our bi-annual joint military exercise. the cycle of violence and escalation needs to stop. >> let's get you up to speed, a lot has gone on. >> they successfully recovered the black boxes. >> bradley manning took the stand at his sentencing hearing. >> today is day two. >> there are mixed signals, i'm focusing on the ground game, obviously on our digital and data program. addressing the primary system that is a total disaster. >> we continue to follow the developing news from egypt. >> the situation on the ground remains extremely
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 8:00am PDT
obama is on vacation. any response from the administration, wendell? >> reporter: well, jon, the nsa says these are mistakes and while the number of them may seem large it is really a small percentage of the phone calls and emails the agency tracks. the information was contained in a 2012 audit as allison said, edward snowden leaked to "the washington post." when nsa make as mistake carrying out the foreign intelligence commission they report it earn certainly to federal overseers and aggressively gets to the bottom of it. the audit says the nsa decided not to tell the oversight staff about some data collection. that cast doubts that the president's assertion that the agency's vast abilities are not being misused. >> what you're not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs and, you know, listening in on people's phone calls or inappropriately reading people's emails. what you're hearing about is the prospect of that these could be abused. >> reporter: now one of those mistakes involved tracking phone calls from washington, d.c. when an analyst mistakenly put in
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 7:00am EDT
have such a dramatic effect on the egyptian military. and third is the obama administration has been very clear that they are not interested in using the aid as political leverage and this issue has come up several times since the 2011 revolution. the position hasn't changed. we shouldn't expect that they're going to change their mind and suspend the aid any time soon. host: describe the pressure in congress that you mentioned. how deep is it? how severe or heavy is that pressure and who is it coming from? guest: sure. the pressure for conditions on aid came from the morsi government was elected and congress passed into law several restrictions on the aid that would have required the obama administration to cut off the aid if the morsi government vnt having done several different things in the area of political and economic liberalization. the morsi government didn't do any of those things. e obama waived those restrictions and nullifying congressional attendance and gave egypt the aid anyway. then what happened was there were several people in congress, the chairman of the state and
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 11:00am PDT
that the united states cannot and should not travel with them. they urge president obama to cut off aid. they go on to, in that statement, urge president obama to cut off aid. has the united states, have we lost our influence entirely in that part of the world, in egypt specifically? >> almost all of it. you know, i think that the obama administration must surely judge that there's some influence left or some sliver or some hope of having influence because they clearly want to keep this aid going. i'm a little surprised, i guess, at this point that they haven't at least talked more explicitly about suspending it or cutting some of it, but you know, that aid really doesn't buy what it used to. that number was set around 1980, and it's never been increased for inflation. so its value when you measure for inflation has really dropped. i forget the percentage. i think it might be about 50% of what it was worth originally. and more importantly, it's completely dwarfed by the, i believe, $10 billion to $12 billion being pumped into egypt right now by saudi arabia and the united emirates. those are the
CNN
Aug 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to's documenta documentary. >>> the death toll climbs in egypt and pressure on president obama. with his life l girl's life on the line a father confronts chris christie for his signature, he wants her to be allowed the medical marijuana her parents say she desperately needs. >>> later my conversation about oprah winfrey about the "n" word. >>> the growing carnage in egypt and what, if anything, america can do to stop it. the second part of that, what to do is to say the least, the cost in human live social security plane to see. first, moments ago the muslim brotherhood spokesman announcing over twitter tomorrow will be quote a friday of anger, a day of anger, marches to head toward cairo center afternoon prayers. also tonight the death toll from yesterday's clashes revised upwards significantly. the state run tv station nile tv saying at least 580 people were killed in fighting yesterday and 4,000 wounded. 580 killed, 4,000 people wounded. eyewitnesss say the killing at the hands of government forces, many when troops and security forces firing live ammunition demolished a pa
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 1:00am PDT
. breaking news and shocking video as the death toll climbs in egypt. pressure grows on president obama. also, with his little girl's life on the line, a father confronts chris christie for the signature he believes can save her life, allowing 2-year-old vivian wilson the medical marijuana she needs. her dad joins me along with dr. sanjay gupta. >>> later, my conversation about trayvon martin, the n word and race in america. >>> we begin with the growing carnage in egypt and what if anything america can do to stop it. the second part of that, what to do is unclear. the cost in human lives is plain to see. moments ago, the muslim brotherhood spokesman announcing over twitter that friday will be a day of anger, calling for marches toward cairo's center after noon prayers. also tonight, the death toll from yesterday's clashes revised upwards significantly. the state-run tv station in egypt saying at least 580 people were killed in fighting yesterday, and 4,000 wounded. 580 killed, 4,000 people wounded. eye witnesses say the killing mostly at the hands of government forces, firing live ammunition
CBS
Aug 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
morsi. >> pelley: charlie d'agata with o.r team in cairo. charlie, thanks very much. enesident obama retaliated against the egyptian generals today by canceling joint twotary exercises that the u.s. holds with egypt every two years. more t. obama did not suspend militare than $1 billion in military aid that the u.s. gives acypt each year. ne vacation in martha's vineyard, mr. obama had this to say. >> we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal rights insential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. we oppose the pursuit of martial cw, which denies those rights to citizens under the principle that security trumps individual righ freedom or that might makes right. and today, the united states extends its condolences to the families of those who were killed and those who were wounded. >> pelley: what is at stake? we're bringing in juan zarate, an advisor in the george w. bush administration. he's now our senior national security analyst. and major garrett, our senior white house correspondent. major, what did the an administration do to try to head d
PBS
Aug 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
briefed on the latest details and are discussing possible responses. u.s. president barack obama has condemned egyptian leaders. he's canceling plans to hold joint military exercises next month. >> while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise, which was scheduled for next month. >> obama said the state of emergency should be lifted immediately. it allows military and police to detain people without a warrant. obama said the u.s. may take further steps if the violence continues. he did not mention what his government would do about aid to egypt. the u.s. provides about $1.5 billion a year. >>> world leaders are urging peace after the crackdown. pope francis says he's praying for the victims. >> translator: i wish to offer my prayers to all the victims and their families, the injured, and all those who are suffering. >> pope f
PBS
Aug 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. they are discussing possible response. u.s. president barack obama condemned leaders and cancelling plans to hold joint military exercises next month. >> we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are cancelling our biannual joint military exercise which was scheduled for next month. >> obama said the state of emergency should be lifted immediately. it rks allows the military to lifted. may may take further steps if they continue. he didn't mention the aid to egypt. it provides 1$1.5 billion a yea. they urged peace after the crack down. pope francis is praying for the victims. >> translator: i wish to offer my prayers to all the victims and their families. the injured and all those who are suffering. >> pope francis urged the muslim brotherhood to resolve the conflict. president hollande said they have the right to hold peaceful protests. he called for an immediate end to the oppression. bri
ABC
Aug 16, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. more than $1 billion in military aid is set aside for egypt. yesterday president obama said that the violence must stop. >> the egyptian people deserve better than what we have seen over the last several days. >> reporter: a white house advisor told abc news that the u.s. wants to remain engaged but the further egypt heads down a violent path, it's hard for the obama administration to maintain commitment. >> we have been blamed by supporters of mercy and blamed by the other side as if we are supporters. >> president obama said that the blame game needs to stop. it won't help egypt get on the path to stability. karen travers, abc news washington. >>> the nsa secret surveillance program did break privacy rules thousands of times since 2008. the new revelation is the from the information from leaker edward snowden. they found that the agency had collected unauthorized data more than 2700 times and most of the time the surveillance involved americaners or foreign intelligence targets inside the u.s. for its part the nsa say a number of factors can cause the statistics to go down
CNN
Aug 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
,000 wounded. today, the pentagon canceled military exercises with egypt and president obama condemned the actions. he did not, however, condemn the regime itself. >> we don't take sides with any particular party or political figure. i know it's tempting inside of egypt to blame the united states or the west or some other outside actor for what's gone wrong. we've been blamed by supporters of morsi, we've been blamed by the other side as if we are supporters of morsi. that kind of approach will do nothing to help egyptians achieve the future that they deserve. >> ever since the camp david peace treaty in 1978, that future has been coupled to the united states, especially the u.s. military, with egypt receiving about $1.5 billion a year in american aid. second only to what israel gets. president obama has neither cut off the money or referred to the military takeover as a coup. in a moment, we'll talk about what the u.s. options are now, if any. arwa damon is in cairo live. mona el tahari on the phone. special "newsweek" correspondent peter binehart. and former bush white house spokesma
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